Tuesday, February 15 2011
PopMatters chats with Michael Timmins about Cowboy Junkies' new record of Vic Chesnutt covers, their wildly ambitious Nomads project, and the inspiration he finds in covering other people's songs.
Sunday, January 24 2010
Slipped Discs kicks off with Britpop princess Lily Allen, the late great Vic Chesnutt, the Balkan beats of [dunkelbunt], the hypnotic sounds of the Field and many more. All records that missed our top 60 list last year.
Sunday, October 4 2009
Chesnutt talks to PopMatters 20 Questions about his upcoming work with Jonathan Richman, taking advice from Michael Stipe, and how his copy of Number One Hits of the Sixties is still the greatest album of all time.
Thursday, December 3 2009
Lost in the rush of deserved praise for At the Cut, Skitter on Take-off seems to have gone largely unnoticed. That’s a shame, because the album is brilliant.
Thursday, January 22 2009
A winningly catchy and bizarre collaboration between Athens Georgia musical heavyweights, sure to appeal to bootblacks, butchers, and aubergine-eyed boys and girls everywhere.
Monday, September 17 2007
Featuring Thee Silver Mt. Zion Orchestra, Guy Picciotto, and a host of others, Mr. Chesnutt's latest opus is a monument of haunted beauty, splintered fury, gloves off and gorgeous.
Thursday, April 14 2005
One of Chesnutt's very best. The nuanced production is akin to Silver Lake, but the songs are 10 times as memorable.
Sunday, July 18 2004
Tuesday, January 5 2010
The regrettable tendency for audiences when any great artist dies is to hear that person’s music in the past tense. Songs one used to
Friday, July 31 2009
Vic Chesnutt At the Cut (Constellation) Releasing: 22 September (US) SONG LIST 01 Coward 02 When the Bottom Fell Out 03 Chinaberry Tree 04 Chain 05 We Hovered With Short Wings 06